An article written by Pradeep Chakraborty for PRADEEP’S TECHPOINTS – Pliops demonstrated its latest storage processor at the ongoing Flash Memory Summit 2019 (FMS), being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, California, USA. The revolutionary new architecture increases data center storage efficiency by over 60X.
Pliops, based in San Jose, USA and Tel Aviv, Israel, is a storage processor company. It has 40 employees, and has deep experience in database and SSD technologies. Pliops has completed work on its core technology. The first product is to be released in Q419.
The Pliops storage processor enables cloud and enterprise customers to offload and accelerate data-intensive workloads, using just a fraction of the computational load and power consumption.
Pliops, at FMS 2019, talked about the cloud networking trends. In networking, 100Gb is currently mainstream. It is now moving to 400Gb. For the CPU, the GHz has been doubling every 20 years. Adding cores marginally adds to the performance. As for the NVMe SSDs, it is 1,000x IOPs over HDDs and 10x IOPs over SATA 8. 16TB storage is currently mainstream. The growing gap between networking and storage vs. CPU performance will increase the data center sprawl and costs… Full story